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Csaba Hegedűs

Full name: Csaba Hegedűs
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (187 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: September 6, 1948 in Sárvár, Vas, Hungary
Affiliations: Vasas, Budapest (HUN)
Country: HUN Hungary
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Brother of Miklós Hegedűs.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In 1971 Csaba Hegedűs was elected "Sportsman of the Year" in Hungary. In 1973, he only survived a severe traffic accident after two years of medical care. He then became head coach of the Hungarian national team from 1979-1989, their most successful period ever. Hegedűs then became a sports administrator with the national wrestling association and the NOC of Hungary, as well as a member of the Fédération Internationale de Lutte Amateurs (FILA).

He had the following finishes at major championships – 1971 World Championship: 82 kg Greco-Roman (1st); 1975 World Championship: 82 kg Greco-Roman (4th); 1977 World Championship: 90 kg Greco-Roman (4th); 1977 European Championship: 90 kg Greco-Roman (1st).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN 1 Gold
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Hungary HUN AC

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP RE MR
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings 1 1972-09-06
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Five 1 1972-09-09 3,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Five Match #3 AC 1972-09-09 Hegedűs (HUN) 0,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four 1T 1972-09-09 3,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Four Match #3 1 1972-09-09 Hegedűs (HUN) decision, Dimitrov (BUL) 1,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three 2T 1972-09-08 2,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Three Match #6 AC 1972-09-08 Hegedűs (HUN) 0,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two 3T 1972-09-07 2,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two Match #8 1 1972-09-07 Hegedűs (HUN) decision, Kårström (SWE) 1,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One 5T 1972-09-06 1,0
1972 Summer 23 München Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #8 1 1972-09-06 Hegedűs (HUN) decision, Nazarenko (URS) 1,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Hungary HUN Final Standings AC 1976-07-20 6,0 Eliminated r2/6
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two 12 1976-07-21 6,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Hungary HUN Round Two Match #5 2 1976-07-21 Janota (TCH) decision (10-4), Hegedűs (HUN) 3,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One 10 1976-07-20 3,0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Wrestling Hungary HUN Round One Match #4 2 1976-07-20 Chandler (USA) decision (9-8), Hegedűs (HUN) 3,0